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Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective
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Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Raghavan, Raghu; Patel, Pradip R.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-405-10615-3
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Learning disabilities and mental health: a nursing perspective provides an evidence-based perspective on care of individuals with learning disabilities and mental health problems.

Around 30% to 40% of people with learning disabilities will experience mental health disorders during their lives. Many learning disability nurses and a significant number of mental health nurses are in daily contact with this group, and their complex needs are not often well understood.

This book:
* Examines current theory and practice in supporting people with learning disabilities and additional mental health needs
* Evaluates the learning disability nursing contribution to care
* Identifies the key knowledge and skills required by learning disability and mental health nurses and other health care professionals
* Addresses key issues in contemporary practice
* Explores assessment of needs in order to provide needs-led services

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Raghavan, Raghu; Patel, Pradip R.
  • ISBN: 978-1-405-10615-3
  • Specialty:
    Fundamentals of Nursing
    Gerontology
    Legal Issues
    Management & Administration
    Maternal/Child
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 248
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2005

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